Haley says Russia committed “warfare’ against US

Russia carried out “warfare” against the United States when it meddled in the 2016 presidential election, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Thursday, a sharp departure from President Trump​’s views on the tampering.​“When a country can come interfere in another country’s elections, that is warfare,” Haley

Trump suggests Russia, FBI and Dems funded “Fake Dossier’

President Trump in a tweet on Thursday questioned who bankrolled a controversial dossier that contains unsubstantiated claims about his connection to Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign. ​ “​Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th. Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems

Senate opens probe into Russian nuclear bribery case

The Senate Judiciary Committee has opened an investigation into the Russian nuclear bribery case — demanding federal agencies disclose if they knew the FBI had uncovered corruption before the Obama administration approved a uranium deal with Moscow.The committee sent requests for information to 10 federal agencies involved in the Russian

Mysterious flash of fire was Russian rocket breaking up

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth’s atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean.The fiery end Monday night of the unmanned Progress MS-07 came as planned

Mysterious flash of fire was Russian rocket breaking up

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth’s atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean.The fiery end Monday night of the unmanned Progress MS-07 came as planned

Roy Moore flooded with fake Russian Twitter followers

The Russians are back — on Twitter.The Alabama Senate candidate who ousted Trump-backed Luther Strange in a GOP primary last month may have been the latest victim of a Russian cyber campaign to infiltrate the US political system.Controversial former judge Roy Moore gained 20,000 Twitter followers over the weekend —

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg: Russian ads should be released

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg has admitted that the tech giant owes Americans “not just an apology, but determination” for the role it played in the 2016 ­election.The social network’s operating chief made the rounds in Washington, DC, this week to talk to government officials investigating Russia’s meddling in the election,

Priebus interviewed by Mueller’s investigative team

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was interviewed Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators, according to multiple reports.“Mr. Priebus was voluntarily interviewed by Special Counsel Mueller’s team today,” Priebus’s lawyer, William Burck, told Politico.“He was happy to answer all of their questions.”Mueller is investigating whether

House intel panel to release Russian-purchased Facebook ads

Leaders of the House Intelligence Committee’s said Wednesday they will release thousands of political Facebook ads purchased by Russia during the presidential election.Reps. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told reporters after meeting with Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg that they were working with the company to release

Putin gets a puppy from Turkmenistan for his birthday

SOCHI, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin, a dog lover, received a top breed puppy as a belated birthday gift on Wednesday from Turkmenistan’s president who is keen to recover lost Russian markets for Turkmen gas.“We have a common friend – this is the world’s unique alabai dog. And today

Kremlin denies it was behind fake news report touting bogus Putin burger

The Kremlin is denying responsibility for a fake news story about a special burger sold in the Big Apple in honor of President Putin’s 65th birthday.The non-existent “Putin Burger” was allegedly sold at Lucy’s Cantina Royale, a Mexican eatery near Penn Station, according to a video that surfaced over the

Google admits taking cash from Russian agents interfering with US election

GOOGLE admits taking cash unwittingly from Russian agents interfering in the US election. The tech giant said tens of thousands of dollars were spent on adverts spreading disinformation.Operatives targeted Google products including video-sharing site YouTube, Gmail, and the DoubleClick ad network. But sources say the ads do not appear to

Google uncovers trove of ads bought by Russians during US election

Google has discovered that Russian agents spent thousands of dollars to buy ads on the tech giant’s many platforms to spread false information during the 2016 presidential election, according to a report on Monday.The discovery marks the first time the Silicon Valley behemoth has confirmed Russian-linked ads were distributed across